Czech Republic day 8 – Terezin, Mlada Boleslav, Skoda Museum, Prague at night

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Czech Republic trip day 8, 27 Nov 2012. Terezin ghetto and concentration camp, Mlada Boleslav, Skoda Museum, Prague at night, Charles Bridge at night.

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Zleby Castle

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Zleby Castle (Zamek Zleby), East Bohemia, Czech Republic. A fairy-tale castle (sort of) about an hour’s drive east of Prague, near the town of Caslav, and a little further from Kutna Hora.

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Zizkov TV Tower Prague

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Zizkov TV Tower Prague (not Ziskov) or television tower, and Tower Park Prague.

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Hradek Silver Mine Museum

Hradek Mining Museum – Silver Mine Museum in Kutna Hora (Czech Museum of Silver and medieval silver mine). Continue reading

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Skoda Museum Czech Republic

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Skoda Auto Museum (Skoda Muzeum) and factory in the town of Mlada Boleslav, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic. About a one hour drive northeast of Prague.

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One week in Czech Republic information itinerary

One week in Czech Republic information itinerary

One week in the Czech Republic (Czechia?)

Czech stuff

  • Budvar – Czech beer (not Czech for “beer”). Much better than the insipid American Budweiser.
  • Panelák (Paneláks) – large prefabricated concrete buildings – Czech (and Slovak) housing estates. Built mostly during the communist era. Also common in other communist and ex-Soviet countries (with different names)? Continue reading
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Czech music and composers

Czech music and composers … There are many. A few who are well-known are

  • Antonín Dvorák (1841–1904)
  • Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
  • Václav Tomášek (1774-1850)

Youtube videos of some famous Czech music … Continue reading

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